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Governor’s Agricultural Summit Registration Open





SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release: May 7, 2018

Media Contact: Lorrin Naasz, 605.773.6211

 

 

Governor’s Agricultural Summit Registration Open

 

PIERRE, S.D.– Pre-registration is open for the ninth annual South Dakota Governor’s Agricultural Summit to be held July 11 and 12 in Rapid City.

 

Space is limited and pre-registration is required sdagsummit.com. Registration closes June 29.

 

As a part of the summit, Gov. Dennis Daugaard will recognize an individual or organization as the 2018 Governor’s Ag Ambassador for outstanding contributions to the state’s agricultural industry. The award will be presented July 12 at the noon luncheon. The deadline for nominations for the Governor’s Ag Ambassador award is May 11. Nomination forms can be found on the South Dakota Department of Agriculture’s website, sdda.sd.gov, by looking in the “Happening Now” section.

 

For more information on the 2018 Governor’s Agricultural Summit visit sdagsummit.com or contact Jodi Bechard at jodi.bechard@state.sd.us. The summit is free and open to the public.

 

Agriculture is a major contributor to South Dakota’s economy, generating $25.6 billion in annual economic activity and employing over 115,000 South Dakotans. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture's mission is to promote, protect and preserve South Dakota agriculture for today and tomorrow. Visit us online at http://sdda.sd.gov or find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

 

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